U.S. Vice President Mike Pence makes a toast with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a banquet hosted by Abe at the prime minister’s official residence in Tokyo on Wednesday. (Kiyoshi Ota/Pool Photo via AP)

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence makes a toast with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a banquet hosted by Abe at the prime minister’s official residence in Tokyo on Wednesday. (Kiyoshi Ota/Pool Photo via AP)

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